The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has welcomed the appointment of Barnaby Joyce as Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister and thanked outgoing Minister Michael McCormack.
NHVR Chair Duncan Gay said he looked forward to working with Mr Joyce to continue to grow safety, productivity and efficiency across the heavy vehicle industry.
“On behalf of NHVR staff, Chief Executive and the Board, I congratulate Barnaby and welcome him to the role,” Mr Gay said.
“Barnaby has always been a supporter of delivering improved transport and infrastructure outcomes.
“I look forward to working with him to continue to deliver national consistency and reform for the heavy vehicle industry and improved road safety for all road users.”
Mr Gay also thanked outgoing Minister Michael McCormack for his support.
“Michael was a strong advocate for regional communities and I thank him for his ongoing support of the NHVR.
“I have no doubt that he will continue to play a role in championing the importance of heavy vehicle safety well into the future.”